Tag: Coincheck

  • japan banks
    Crypto

    $60 Mln Crypto Exchange Hack in Japan had no Impact on Bitcoin Price

    Another hacking attack has hit a known crypto exchange in Japan, and this time, thieves managed to steal around $60 million in crypto. Another Crypto Exchange Hack The popularity of attacks on crypto exchanges seemingly continues to grow, with another such exchange being hit just recently, in Japan....

    Ali Raza | September 20, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • japan
    Industry

    Japan to Focus Cryptocurrency Regulation on Speculative Investments

    The Financial Services Agency, the government agency that oversees banking, securities, and exchange services in Japan, plans to set up stricter requirements on cryptocurrencies and its use for speculative purposes. Japan Regulator May Impose Cap on Cryptocurrency Trading Leverage Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have mainly become tools for...

    Ricardo Esteves | August 8, 2018 | 10:30 pm
  • Crypto
    Crypto

    Crypto Money Laundering Expected to Reach $1.5 Billion in 2018

    A new report has revealed that three times more cryptocurrency has been stolen from crypto exchanges so far in 2018 compared to 2017. Data security company CipherTrace, which released the report, analyse cryptocurrency data to identify illicit money flow and money laundering. Money Laundering Reaches Record Highs Data...

    tim copeland | July 3, 2018 | 8:45 pm
  • Bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Falls to a Yearly Low of $5,800: Factors and Trends

    The Bitcoin bloodbath of 2018 continues as the leading cryptocurrency fell to a new yearly low of $5,885.41 and still descending. Marking an almost 50% price drop this quarter and down nearly 75% from its all-time high just 6 months ago. Pundits, bulls, and bears all have their own...

    John McMahon | June 29, 2018 | 7:00 am
  • Exchanges
    Crypto

    UK Regulators Question Exchanges as Bithumb News Spreads

    The recent $30 Million hack of Bithumb has caused U.K. regulators to question the security of cryptocurrency exchanges, with exchanges operating in the U.K. coming under fire. 2018: The Year of Exchange Hacks? As the cryptocurrency market swells, the amount of exchange hacks has grown, in a direct...

    Nick Chong | June 21, 2018 | 9:30 pm
  • FSA
    Industry

    Japan’s Largest Crypto Exchanges to Face the Wrath of the FSA

    Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) will be taking administrative action against several registered cryptocurrency exchange operators in the country. These exchanges include Quoine, Bitbank, BITPoint Japan, BtcBox, and industry leader BitFlyer, who authorities claim don’t have proper internal management systems in place, including measures to prevent money laundering.  FSA...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 19, 2018 | 8:10 pm
  • bitFlyer
    Industry

    Japan’s FSA to Deny First Cryptocurrency Exchange Application

    Japan’s financial regulator is reportedly getting ready to issue its first ever rejection of a business application to register a cryptocurrency exchange in the country. FSHO Ordered to Improve Operations Yokohama-based trading platform FSHO is likely to see its application denied by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), according...

    Rebecca Campbell | June 6, 2018 | 6:00 pm

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